100240 | UNITED STATES & SWEDEN. New Sweden Founding bronze Medal.

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    100240 | UNITED STATES & SWEDEN. Bronze Medal. Struck 1938. Commemorating the 300th Anniversary of the Founding of New Sweden along the Delaware River (56mm, 74.41 g, 12h). By Sv. Nilsson. Struck by Sporrong & Co.

     

    CALMARE NYCKEL, ship (Kalmar Nyckel) under sail left upon the waters; below, two inward facing dolphins / + IN • MEMORIAM • NOVÆ • SVECIÆ • A • D • MDCXXXVIII • CONDITÆ • POST • TRIA • SÆCVLA • REVOCATAM, highly detailed and docrative map of New Sweden along the Delaware River, with trees, stags, colonists, Native Americans, forts, and a ship; crowned cartouche inscribed NOVA SVECIA to lower right. Edge: SPORRONG & CO.

     

    Rulau Q4. Choice Mint State. As issued, pleasingly warm brown surfaces.

     

    An extremely interesting colonial American commemorative, with numerous locations references, such as Philadelphia, Ft. Nassau, North Wasa, Lapland, Ft. Christina, Ft. Casimir, and Ft. Elfsborg.

     

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